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April 21, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: How to plan an organized graduation party
Sadly, this is the last year I am writing about having an organized graduation party. My baby is graduating this spring, and I am unofficially...
April 21, 2017 - 9:06am
April 7, 2017
Why you should think before you buy
Before I make a purchase I always have one thing go through my head: how will I dispose of this when I am done with it? Sure, I make those impulse...
April 7, 2017 - 10:04am
March 31, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Notes from an older and wiser me
FARGO — As I near the 50 year mark in my life, I have learned a few things I wish I could tell my 30-year-old self. Here they are: Create...
March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
March 16, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: The art of living a cozy life
FARGO — Have you heard the Danish word "hygge"? Up until last week, I had not. But then I mentioned it to a friend and she had heard of...
March 16, 2017 - 8:08pm
March 9, 2017
How to deal with sentimental clutter after a loss
A common question I receive is the problem of dealing with sentimental clutter. Sentimental clutter includes those things you hold onto for no...
March 9, 2017 - 7:45pm
February 17, 2017
MS. SIMPLICITY: Life lessons from a veteran mom to the newbies
FARGO — I have become that woman. You know, the one who comes up to you at the store when you are pushing a grocery cart full of screaming...
February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm
February 10, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: How to organize after the death of a parent
Last week I had two conversations with people who were wondering where I come up with my topics each week. And I can honestly say it is through...
February 10, 2017 - 11:10am
February 3, 2017
Ms. Simplicity: 10 things to get rid of right now
Sometime we just need a win towards our organizing resolutions. I am here to help you get a few things out of your home and just simply feel...
February 3, 2017 - 11:12am
October 6, 2015
Inventors Congress ends 58-year run
REDWOOD FALLS — The Minnesota Inventors Congress is ceasing to operate after a 58-year run. “It’s hard,’’ said Deb Hess, its executive director for the past 31 years, when reached as she worked to complete the closing. The Minnesota Inventors Congress and Inventors Resource...
October 6, 2015 - 11:16pm
April 27, 2015
Islamic Society replaces its board of directors
The Islamic Society of Willmar elected a new board of directors Sunday with 291 members casting ballots. They elected Mohamud Mohamed, Jamal Hamud, Anis Iman, Abdullahi Ali, Ibrahim Shil, Mohamed Qassim, Isse Olow, Omar Farah, Abdinasir Abdi and Ahmed Dahir. The board will meet...
April 27, 2015 - 11:11pm
May 15, 2013
Inside the city of Willmar's 'broken culture'
WILLMAR — A consultant’s preliminary report of an organizational assessment of city government finds employees and staff are feeling a significant...
May 15, 2013 - 9:37am
January 4, 2013
Ms. Simplicity blog: Organize paper clutter in the New Year
By Melissa Schmalenberger MSsimplicity.areavoices.com
January 4, 2013 - 9:02am
December 26, 2012
Ms. Simplicity blog: Make room in your home for Christmas gifts
By Melissa Schmalenberger http://mssimplicity.areavoices.com
December 26, 2012 - 9:19am
October 8, 2012
MS. Simplicity blog: How to eliminate clutter from your car
October 8, 2012 - 8:56am
May 16, 2012
MS. Simplicity blog: How to organize children's school papers
May 16, 2012 - 8:31am